patronize(redirected from patronises)
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patronize(Condescend toward), verb assume a lofty bearing, deign, favor, grant, indulge, look down on, lower oneself, oblige, talk down to, treat in a condescending way, vouchsafe
patronize(Trade with), verb be a customer of, buy from, deal with, do business with, favere, favor with one's patronage, frequent, frequent as a customer, have dealings with, purchase from, shop at, shop with, support, traffic with, transact business with, transact with, use
See also: assist, deign, finance, foster, help, nurture, organize, prefer, preserve, promise, promote, protect, sponsor, subscribe, subsidize, support